THERE IS NO GOD LIKE YOU
BIBLE BACKGROUND 2 Chronicles 6:1-21
PRINTED TEXT 2 CHRONICLES 6:12-21 |Devotional Reading PSALMS 132
VALIDATE God’s promise to perpetually provide Jerusalem a Davidic King.
Affirm the faithfulness of God and the Christian conviction that Jesus is that Davidic heir.
Continue a prayer life that affirms and trusts God’s promises.
WORDS AND CONCEPTS TO KNOW:
Affirm – To state as fact, firmly and publicly. To uphold and defend.
Covenant - Agreement between two parties.
Hebron – David anointed king.
The Faithfulness of God – God is a promise keeper.
GOD’S CALL TO ABRAHAM AND HIS PROMISES TO ABRAHAM AND HIS DECEDANTS
GODS PROMISE TO KING DAVID (A DECENDANTS OF ABRAHAM) 2 SAMMUEL 7
I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels,
And, I will establish his kingdom.He shall build a house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom forever.
And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established forever before thee: thy throne shall be established forever
Your offspring will reign on the throne forever.
GOD’S PROMISE TO SOLOMON (DAVID’S 2ND SON WITH BATHSHEBA)
1 KINGS 9:3-5
The LORD said to Solomon: "I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before me; I have consecrated this temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there. "As for you, if you walk before me faithfully with integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my decrees and laws, I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.'
THE OCCASION – DEDICATION OF THE FIRST TEMPLE AT JERUSALEM
LESSON – THERE IS NO GOD LIKE YOU
Solomon’s Posture for Prayer (2 Chronicles 6:12-13)
Holy reverence and submission to the true king
Solomon’s Adoration in Prayer (vv. 14-15)
Give thanks to God for His faithfulness, love, kindness and tinder mercy.
Thank God for His faithfulness. Even as we are unfaithful, God is faithful.
Solomon’s Petition in Prayer (vv. 16-21)
Petition God about our concerns on behalf of ourselves and others
and it is always appropriate to ask God for the forgiveness of sin, since we
are often subject to sin.
This lesson points to Christ which ultimately points to salvation for all believers.